Daily Archives: September 13, 2011

More Assessment thoughts from the Leadership Councils

More Assessment thoughts from the Leadership Councils

It has been a little while, but your DEN LC members have been busy writing!  Here is a post from Florida LC member Janet Hallstrom.  Stay tuned for a number of assessment-related blog posts over the next few days.   Discovery Quizzes to Make Instruction Count in the Classroom written by Janet Hallstrom, FL LC

The Stars Came Out for the Discovery Back to School Night

Discovery Stars and DEN members interested in becoming a Star were shining at the Teacher Training Center in Fleming Island, Florida, Tuesday, August 16.  Over thirty DEN members from three counties met with Kyle Schutt, Manager for Discovery Educator Network, along with Leadership Council Members Trudi Lawson, Janet Hallstrom, Cheryl Woolwine, and Carol Papuga. Cheryl,

Why did you get up today?

Did you ever stop to think about why you got up today? Are you marking off another day on the calendar that gets you closer to retirement? Did you think about the staff meeting, ppt, or other get together with a sense of dread? Did you think about the students you are going to be

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 09/13/2011

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From Good to Great and Beyond

As an educator, I am always asking, “How can I improve myself?” as well as “What successful methods are out there and can be applied to education?” In searching for answers, I read Jim Collins’ book Good to Great as part of an administrator’s book share. I highly recommend this as an excellent resource for

NJ LC Member Highlight: Stacy Kasse

The New Jersey LC would like to highlight our very own, Stacy Kasse. Checkout her  great blog titled, Sharing is Caring.  http://stacykasse.posterous.com/ Walking the Walk…Talking the Talk by Stacy Kasse       Whenever parents ask me what they can do to find out what is going on in their child’s life, I always suggest they

Games and Interactives in the STEM Classroom (Part 1)

Toss out those old worksheets and engage your students in exploring STEM content with games and interactives! I will feature several games and interactive simulations that help bring science concepts to life for students in a series of blog posts on games and simulations for the STEM classroom. Use the featured sites in your classroom,